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GBV Committee Recommends Interventions In South Africa

GBV Committee Recommends Interventions In South Africa

The Interim Steering Committee on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) has recommended a raft of emergency response interventions to the country’s gender-based violence and femicide crisis. The committee comprises a range of government departments and entities, civil society organisations focused on GBVF, research institutions, development agencies and other organisations. The committee said it had met […]

Ministry of Gender Condemns Malawi Police Officers Over Sexual Exploitation

Ministry of Gender Condemns Malawi Police Officers Over Sexual Exploitation

The Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare on Thursday issued a statement to condemn allegations by rights groups that Malawi police officers raped women, defiled girls and tortured them during demonstrations in Lilongwe over presidential election results. Riots broke out last week at Nsundwe- a trading outpost west of the capital Lilongwe – […]

AW Gist : The Change Agents(Can We Castrate These Men?)

AW  Gist : The Change Agents(Can We Castrate These Men?)

This is about picturing the realities in our society. Just before you begin : This is a discussion between three social agents, three women involved in different social innovations who’ve been brought together to discuss the different issues they’ve solved, the different stories they’ve heard and how we all can become good influencers, good change […]

The Story Corner : Insane People On Social Media

The Story Corner : Insane People On Social Media

Happy New Month people!!! July is here!   I will not stop talking about the things that are happening online and offline, as I said in one of my previous posts, if you decide to call this your ‘gist corner, amebo place’ you can choose to do so but you know I shed light when […]

Children And Women Raped, Abused In Prison

Children And Women Raped, Abused In Prison

r food, soap, basic necessities and the promise of freedom An Amnesty International investigation has exposed sexual violence against children and women by security agents and inmates at two high-security prison facilities in Borno State, Nigeria. The harrowing violations took place at Maiduguri Maximum Security Prison and Giwa Barracks where thousands of civilians, including scores […]

Justice Chigumba Opens Up On Abuse, Hate Speech Suffered During Elections

Justice Chigumba Opens Up On Abuse, Hate Speech Suffered During Elections

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Chairperson, Justice Priscilla Chigumba says she was unfazed by the abuse and hate speech that she and other female commissioners suffered, mainly at the hands of opposition party members during the 2018 elections. Chigumba became a subject of abuse especially online where mainly members of the opposition parties bullied her as […]

She Was Raped By Her Father And Now She Has Two Children For Him

She Was Raped By Her Father And Now She Has Two Children For Him

A woman who was allegedly raped by her father and fell pregnant with two of his children decided to break her cycle of abuse by reporting him to the police, fearing for her life. Elizabeth* spoke out for the first time on Monday about the alleged sexual and physical abuse that she endured for several […]

Nuns Launch Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Nuns Launch Campaign Against Domestic Violence

 In a bid to end domestic violence in Kabarole District, nuns of the Holy Cross Sisters family Virika have initiated community debates to increase awareness about the vice. The move has been prompted by the increasing cases of domestic violence in Karangura Sub-county, a challenge they say is hindering development in the area. Rev sister […]

Let Her Be A Girl – She Should Not Be Raped, She Should Not Be Molested

Let Her Be A Girl – She Should Not Be Raped, She Should Not Be Molested

They say when a girl child is growing up, she becomes self aware and this self awareness comes with the trusting of a child. She sees everyone as her uncle, aunt, mum and dad. She jumps on them, she sometimes forgets to wear her panties before sitting on the laps of her uncle or father. […]

South African Police Launch A Manhunt For Suspect Who Raped An Elderly Woman

South African  Police Launch A Manhunt For Suspect Who Raped An Elderly Woman

The South African Police Service in Lulekani outside Phalaborwa have launched a massive manhunt for the suspect who broke into the house of an elderly woman and raped her. It is alleged that the elderly woman of around 90 years old was raped while sleeping in her house, on 2018-09-30. The suspect intruded into the […]

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